What does a skilled migrant need to immigrate to Australia?

The simple answer is, of course, a visa. But that is where simplicity ends. The Australian visa system is notoriously complicated, and it changes frequently. Although it is possible to apply for a…

How to protect your SME when an employee leaves

It can be a tricky time when an employee leaves an organisation even in the most amicable situations. There can be a lot to arrange or rearrange to protect the business during the transition. The…

Five things your franchise business can do to prepare for the Senate Inquiry

In recent months, a series of scandals has rocked Australia’s $170 billion franchising industry. Franchising giants like the Retail Food Group, Domino's Pizza, 7-Eleven and Caltex have been accused…

What are a landlord’s rights and responsibilities when it comes to leasing on Airbnb?

Being a landlord encompasses many legal and financial liabilities. Until the emergence of Airbnb, a short term internet rental site, landlord’s rights and responsibilities were clearly defined by…

Can an employee withdraw their resignation?

Being offered a new job can be very exciting causing an employee to take quick action by resigning from their current place of employment. At other times, resignation from employment can be brought…

Property Co-Ownership – the legal ups and downs

Stratospheric property prices are a fact of life in Sydney and many other places in NSW. Young Australians and others just entering the property market can be forgiven for feeling daunted by the cost…